A number of flights due to land at Glasgow Airport were forced to divert elsewhere on Sunday due to high winds as Storm Isha batters Scotland.

Met Office yellow warnings have been in place from midday – with the more severe high-impact amber warnings for wind in place until Monday morning.

A total of 10 flights bound for Glasgow Airport diverted to airports such as Glasgow Prestwick, Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool and London Stansted on Sunday.

 Jet2 flight LS156 from Tenerife South was forced to divert to London Stansted, while EasyJet flight EZY869 from London Gatwick diverted to Glasgow Prestwick. 

A TUI flight travelling from Sharm El Sheikh also declared a fuel emergency following a failed approach at Glasgow Airport before diverting to Manchester Airport.

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Meanwhile, 13 flights that were due to depart Glasgow Airport on Sunday - to destinations such as Belfast, Dublin, Paris, Bristol and Kirkwall - were also cancelled.

The disruption saw Glasgow Airport issue a rare alert to travellers, warning them to check with their airlines direct regarding the status of their flight due to the adverse weather impacts of Storm Isha.

Edinburgh Airport also experienced disruption, with flights from London, Paris, Southampton and Bristol to Edinburgh Airport all cancelled on Sunday evening.